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Miguel Mangalindan – Partner
Phone: 416-907-9249 x 238
Languages: English, Tagalog (Filipino)
Toronto employment lawyer Miguel Mangalindan is a Partner with Monkhouse Law. He represents both employers and employees as they navigate the unique legal issues of the workplace. Miguel has appeared as counsel before several levels of court in Ontario including the Divisional Court and Superior Court. He has also represented clients before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Ontario Labour Relations Board, and Employment and Social Development Canada.
Miguel is on the executive of the Ontario Bar Association – Labour and Employment Law section in the position of Programming co-coordinator.
Miguel can help you with the following areas when you’re looking for a Toronto employment lawyer:
- Wrongful Dismissal
- Severance Package Reviews
- Breach of Contract Issues
- Employment Agreements, Policies and Procedures
- Discrimination and Human Rights Issues
- Disability Insurance
- Workplace Conflict, Harassment, Violence
- Workplace Investigations
- Executive Coaching
Prior to joining Monkhouse Law, Miguel practiced at a boutique litigation firm in a broad range of civil litigation. He was also a summer student and articling student at a full-service, national law firm.
Miguel completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Windsor with an exchange semester at the University of Lucerne in Switzerland, after obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in psychology.
In his spare time, Miguel volunteers for both the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers and his local community. He also enjoys all things sports, culinary and travel adventures, and spending time with family.
Tagalog (Filipino) Lawyer in Toronto: Si attorney Miguel Mangalindan ay isang abogado sa Monkhouse Law sa Toronto. Tumutulong siya sa mga empleyado at mga companya sa kanyang espesyalidad na batas pang trabaho.
Select Client Reviews of Miguel Mangalindan
“Miguel is a phenomenal Toronto employment lawyer. He is very professional, knowledgeable, personable, and compassionate. He gave great counsel and advice throughout my litigation process. He was right every single time! In fact, the entire team of employment lawyers at Monkhouse Law was excellent in successfully handling my case. I without a doubt give Miguel and Monkhouse Law a five-star rating for their relentless effort, great customer service and hard work. Thank you for making the most difficult time in my life and family go as smooth as possible. I couldn’t have asked for a better legal team. They made this difficult process less stressful and I am very thankful for that.” – AB
“When my husband and I were searching for a Toronto employment lawyer for the first time in our life. We were very frustrated as there were so many employment lawyers out there and didn’t know where to go. I carefully read many reviews and success rates and made our choice to with Mr. Miguel Mangalindan at Monkhouse Law and we were very correct on our decision made. He was very kind, easy to deal with and yet remained professional with lots of knowledge with good employment law advice and recommendations. We sure won the case and received the settlement to the point we wanted (or more I should say). It was very well worth hiring Mr. Mangalindan as our employment lawyer. As we won’t be in any kind of dispute ever again, if we do in the future, I know where to go and who to deal with. I strongly recommend Miguel and his team for your employment law dispute case!” – EY
For more reviews see: https://www.lawyerratingz.com/reviews/1644706/Lawyer-Miguel-Mangalindan.html
Recent Notable Employment Law Cases
(Note: Each case is individual and past success does not guarantee future success)
Krecisz v. Cascades Recovery Plus, 2021 ONSC 3225 (CanLII) : Miguel was successful in resisting a motion to stay a lawsuit because the employee could have been subject to a collective agreement but was not paying union dues.
Mahadeo v Blue Cross Life Insurance Co. 2019 ONSC 6611 (CanLII): Miguel was successful in striking a jury notice for his client before Justice Morgan on a long term disability case in order to expedite going to trial.
Walter v. Jobstart, 2019 ONSC 2722 (CanLII): Miguel represented his client in a wrongful dismissal action and then received 150% of the settlement amount to cover legal fees of the claim.
Chen and Bank of Nova Scotia, Re: Canada Adjudication (Canada Labour Code Part III) Decision (2017 CarswellNat 3170): Miguel was the primary Toronto employment lawyer on an adjudication in which the Defendant employer was found not to have discharged the onus of establishing that the actual, operative and dominant reason for the termination of the client’s employment was either ‘lack of work’ or the ‘discontinuance of a function’. As a result, the preliminary objection by the Defendant employer failed and the adjudication was allowed to continue on its merits.
Employment Law Videos
Why I like to practice Employment Law
Settlements out of Court and Mediation
Discrimination in the Workplace
Holiday Parties and Workplace Events:
Long Term Disability Insurance:
Miguel Speaking at HR Trucking Canada seminar panel on Duty to Accommodate:
Miguel Speaking at HR Trucking Canada seminar panel on practical tools for mental health: